Much like computing technology, the Great Red Spot has been getting smaller and faster over the last few years.
Terrified of blushing? You might have erythrophobia.
From high school through the professional ranks, physicists never tire of Newton's second law.
What qualifies someone for the top position in American government?
Binary pulsars are doing what no other measurement has done: measure our galactic acceleration directly. Even though the majority of the matter that makes up our Universe may be completely […]
Consciousness expert Michael Graziano on what, if anything, makes us uniquely human.
You get out what you put in, and we haven’t truly invested in space since Apollo ended. Humanity should be an interplanetary civilization by now. There is no scientific reason that […]
Brett M. Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, one of three women who's accused him of sexual assault, are due to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday.
An online conspiracy theory about President Donald Trump is now affecting people and politics in real life.
As the Event Horizon Telescope prepares to release its first results, we can expect not just one, but two black hole images. What does a black hole actually look like? For […]
The Los Angeles Hope Festival is the celebration and examination of hope and optimism, two paradigmatic mental attitudes that play a vital and influential role in our daily lives.
Say it should fall. It’ll cost over $1 trillion to rehabilitate the nation. Who’s going to pay for that?
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A new study highlights the extent of the drug overdose epidemic in the United States.
Sotheby’s will auction off 380 pieces from Bowie’s collection later this year. The collection is “eclectic, unscripted, [and] understated,” according to Sotheby’s European chairman Oliver Barker.
A new study suggests the brain gets more desensitized to lying with each lie you tell.
The gravitational waves were real. But earlier announcements that X-rays and gamma-rays were detected, too? Not so much. “What’s really exciting is what comes next. I think we’re opening a window […]
And if the Universe is expanding, does that mean these ripples can break the speed of light? “Einstein’s gravitational theory, which is said to be the greatest single achievement of […]
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Throwback Thursday: How Dark Matter’s #1 Competitor Died The only way out is to modify the laws of gravity, and our best observations rule those modifications out. “The discrepancy between […]
Teaching Girls to See Themselves as Leaders, with Tara Sophia Mohr In order to guide young women to achieve their full leadership potential, life coach and author Tara Sophia Mohr […]
Look up after sunset for the most reliable meteor shower of the year: the Perseids, and learn where they come from! Image credit: Michael Menefee (Fort Photo on flickr), via […]
With a planetary nebula, over 80,000 stars and a distance of only 10,000 light-years, it’s one of the most rewarding globulars of all! Image credit: R. Columbari, via http://asterisk.apod.com/viewtopic.php?t=31833. “I […]